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Tim Kaine hosts public Q&A with voters

THE SENATOR MET WITH CONSTITUENTS FOR HIS 2018 REELECTION CAMPAIGN By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Senator Tim Kaine hosted a “Community Conversation” event to answer questions from his Virginia constituents on Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo gymnasium…

MLK Commemoration week celebrates Dr. King’s work

ODIME ORGANIZED WEEK-LONG EVENT MASON EVENT HONOR KING’S DR. KING By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor The Office of Diversity of Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) organized a week-long event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of justice and…

Virginia General Assembly Considers Bills Pitched by Students

POLICY ISSUES INCLUDE VOTER REGISTRATION, FREE SAT’S AND MORE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Danielle Melton, Jamie Thomas, Rasheda Elsamahi, and Andrew Millin, all members of the Mason chapter of the think tank The Roosevelt Institute, pitched legislation to members…

Veronica Lewis: Low Vision, High Aspirations

MASON STUDENT SPREADS AWARENESS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer For Veronica Lewis, junior, life is just a little bit different. Lewis has low vision, a disability that she was diagnosed with when she…

Five Simple Steps to Find Motivation

SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE YOU WORK SMARTER By Christine Viray, Staff Writer As you continue to get more notifications from Blackboard and less from your favorite social media outlets, you probably wish that winter break was longer.  You might even feel…

Mason Students Share Tips…

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer As a new semester has started, Mason students are getting adjusted to their stressful but exciting college life. Whether you are a senior trying to balance school and part-time jobs or a freshman starting their…

Peterson Hall Opens for Spring Classes

THE FACILITY IS HOME TO CUTTING-EDGE NURSING SIMULATORS AND OTHER NEW CLASSROOMS By Ashley Stewart and Dana Nickel, Staff Writers The Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall opens for classes this semester after being under construction since 2015. The building is…

Flowers Fostered With Love at Farida Floral

MASON STUDENT AND HER MOTHER LAUNCH A FLORAL BUSINESS IN FAIRFAX COUNTY By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer With Valentine’s Day approaching, local flower shops like Farida Floral cater to creating special and memorable moments for their clients. Farida Floral was…

Who Benefits From the High Costs of Textbooks?

THE TRUE PRICE OF PROFESSORS ASSIGNING THEIR OWN WORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The start of the new semester has Mason students spending hundreds of dollars on textbooks, but what if professors are unethically benefitting from assigning their own…